Books: 34

Bootstrap

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Powerful, Effective, and Efficient Full-Stack Web Development
As a Rails developer, you care about user experience and performance, but you also want simple and maintainable code. Achieve all that by embracing the full stack of web development, from styling with Bootstrap, building an interactive user interface with AngularJS, to storing data quickly and reliably more » in PostgreSQL. Take a holistic view of full-stack development to create usable, high-performing applications, and learn to use these technologies effectively in a Ruby on Rails environment. Rails is a great tool for building web applications, but it's not the best at everything. Embrace the features built into your database. Learn how to use front-end frameworks. Seize the power of the application stack through AngularJS, Bootstrap, and PostgreSQL. When used together, these powerful and easy-to-use tools will open you to a new world of possibilities. In each chapter of this book, you'll learn how these technologies can work together inside a Rails app to deliver well-performing applications that offer great user experiences. Create a usable and attractive login form using Bootstrap's styles, while ensuring the database table backing it is secure, using Postgres' check constraints. You'll see how creating an advanced Postgres index for a case-insensitive search can speed up your back-end--allowing you to create a highly dynamic user experience using AngularJS. You'll create complex interfaces using Bootstrap's grid, together with Angular's form support, backed by a materialized view for caching within Postgres. You'll get your front-end working with the Asset Pipeline, use Postgres' features from migrations, and write unit tests for all of it. All of this within Rails. You'll gain the confidence to work at every level of the application stack, bringing the right solution to every problem. What You Need: You'll need Postgres 9.4, Rails 4.2, and Ruby 2.2. You'll learn how to install Postgres on your computer or use a free version of it in the cloud. You should have some experience with basic Rails concepts and a cursory understanding of JavaScript, CSS, and SQL, but by no means need to be an expert. « less
2016
Use the powerful features of Bootstrap to create responsive and appealing web pages
***** About This Book ***** * Learn where and how to use Bootstrap in your new web projects * Design and develop mobile first web portals that support all devices * A step-by-step guide with easy-to-follow practical exercises to develop device friendly websites ***** Who This Book Is For ***** If more » you are a web developer who designs and develops websites and pages using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, but have very little familiarity with Bootstrap, this is the book for you. Previous experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript will be helpful, while knowledge of jQuery would be an extra advantage. ***** What You Will Learn ***** * Understand the internal architecture and structure of Bootstrap * Download and configure Bootstrap in your web project * Get to grips with the usage of Bootstrap CSS and its components * Build and compile Bootstrap from source code * Work with the JavaScript objects offered by Bootstrap and the CSS pre-processors * Customize and extend Bootstrap to suit your requirements ***** In Detail ***** This book will familiarize you with all the features, functionalities, and architectural knowledge of the Bootstrap platform. You will begin by discovering the mobile-first philosophy and what Bootstrap is. You will learn about Bootstrap's architecture and components, and how to use Bootstrap with LESS. You will create responsive layouts using Bootstrap CSS and work with the packaged components that come along with Bootstrap. You will proceed to explore the various JavaScript components and add-ons offered by Bootstrap. Finally, you will learn how to customize Bootstrap, compile and build your Bootstrap code, and extend Bootstrap with different extensions to create more advanced websites. By the end of this book, you will be able to build, compile, and customize your own Bootstrap system to create mobile friendly websites. « less
2015
A quick-start guide to developing beautiful web applications with the Bootstrap toolkit and Rails framework
Bootstrap is a free, open source CSS and JS framework that helps you create websites in minutes, and Ruby on Rails, or Rails as it's known, is an open source web application framework written in the Ruby programming language. Bootstrap is typically used in Rails applications to design websites and create more » themes because it comes loaded with predesigned CSS and HTML templates. Bootstrap for Rails is for Rails web developers who are struggling to get their website designs right. It will enable you to create beautiful responsive websites in minutes without writing much CSS and JavaScript code. The book starts by taking you through web application development in Rails. It teaches you how to set up the Bootstrap framework, and will showcase the true power of your Rails app using Bootstrap's grid system. You will learn about other Bootstrap components and move on to work with modals and carousels. It concludes with the opportunity to test your skills by creating a shopping cart using Bootstrap modals. « less
2015
Implement a successful JavaScript-rich application with KnockoutJS, jQuery, and Bootstrap
KnockoutJS is a Model View ViewModel (MVVM) framework that allows you to simplify the design of complex user. Knockout makes data manipulation simple and leads to maintainable web applications. KnockoutJS Essentials gives you an insight into the best practices when designing and building MVVM web more » applications using the KnockoutJS framework. Packed with real-world tasks, this book starts with an introduction to the Knockout library, helping you make organizational and design decisions. You get a walk-through of the key concepts and terms that are common to development of Knockout applications. Finally, you will learn about the full-stack Knockout framework DurandalJS, which will give you all the tools you need to write complete single-page applications. « less
2015
Design mobile-first responsive websites with Bootstrap 3
Since its debut in August 2011, Twitter Bootstrap, now simply Bootstrap, has become by far the most popular framework for empowering and enhancing frontend web design. With Version 3, Bootstrap reaches an exciting new milestone, introducing a mobile-first responsive grid, new and powerful LESS mixins, more » and a lean code base optimized for modern browsers. "Bootstrap Site Blueprints" is a hands-on guide to the inner workings of Bootstrap’s latest and greatest development milestone. In an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format, you’ll quickly get to know the ins and outs of Bootstrap while building a portfolio site, a WordPress theme, a business site, an e-commerce interface, and administration interface, and an upscale marketing site. "Bootstrap Site Blueprints" guides you through the process of building different types of web applications, by leveraging the power of Bootstrap 3. In the process, you’ll experience the power of customizing and recompiling Bootstrap’s LESS files and adapting Bootstrap’s JavaScript plugins, to the design of an excellent user interface. While creating these layouts, you will quickly become comfortable with customizing Bootstrap to meet the needs of your specific projects. You will add custom icon fonts, customize and recompile Bootstrap’s powerful LESS files, and leverage Bootstrap’s excellent JavaScript plugins to create dynamic user interfaces. By the end of this book you will be a more adept and efficient designer. « less
2014
Understand Bootstrap and unlock its secrets to build a truly customized project!
Bootstrap is a free collection of tools used to create websites and web applications. It contains HTML- and CSS-based design templates for typography, forms, buttons, navigation and other interface components, as well as optional JavaScript extensions. Much has been written and said recently, in the more » world of web design and development, about Bootstrap. Some people call it a boon for web developers with little designing knowledge, while others call it a blessing for the designers. A user familiar with all that Bootstrap has to offer can extend the framework so that it no longer has the original look and feel of Twitter. This will allow you to use clever and novel ways of taking the power the standard library of Bootstrap has, and transform it into what you have envisioned. This is a practical, step-by-step guide to extending Bootstrap. It covers all the aspects of extending Bootstrap, including themes, customization, extending its plugins, and an introduction to several third- party Bootstrap plugins. « less
2014
Get up to speed with Bootstrap in a weekend
Originally developed by Twitter, Bootstrap is a front-end web framework that's revolutionized modern web development. It makes it easy to build professional, feature-packed websites in no time. Better still, Bootstrap is built from the ground up to be fully responsive, meaning your designs will look more » beautiful on any device, and in any browser. Whether you're a designer or a developer, you need to get acquainted with Bootstrap. Jump Start Bootstrap is the perfect primer to the most popular front-end framework available on the Web today. « less
2014
Design attractive, consistent UIs with Twitter Bootstrap.
2014
Responsive Web Development
Discover how easy it is to design killer interfaces and responsive websites with the Bootstrap framework. This practical book gets you started building pages with Bootstrap's HTML / CSS-based tools and design templates right away. You'll also learn how to extend your app with interactive features, using more » its suite of jQuery plugins - often without writing a single line of code. Developed by Twitter and available free from GitHub, Bootstrap supports responsive design by dynamically adjusting your web page layout. With just a basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you can build apps that work equally well on desktop screens, smartphones, and tablets. This book shows you how. « less
2013
A hands-on introduction to building websites with Twitter Bootstrap's powerful front-end development framework
Twitter Bootstrap is by far the most popular of all front-end frameworks. It has earned its position by providing expertly-crafted, community-tested solutions for some of the thorniest problems of contemporary web design, equipping developers to accomplish difficult tasks with ease and normal tasks with more » greater speed. Twitter Bootstrap Web Development How-To walks you step-by-step from Bootstrap basics to the creation of a fully-responsive, JavaScript-enhanced, multi-page website. After this quick and dirty Bootstrap bootcamp, you'll not only be building serious sites, but you'll be equipped to dive into the rest of what Twitter Bootstrap has to offer. « less
2012